Category: News

EE’s game-changing plans coming soon: Roam Like Home, Unlimited BT Sport and up to 40GB EU Data

Whether we’re leaving the EU one day or not, it isn’t slowing the industry from stepping up the competition when it comes to European roaming. This time, it’s the turn of EE to shake things up – big time. Three kicked things off with its 3G-only, heavily throttled, Feel at Home service (or… [Click for more]

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Three launches Essentials Plans; For those who don’t roam or tether (or need unlimited data)

Three has unveiled brand-new Essentials plans. The cynic in me wonders if this is a sign of things to come (namely that one day the current ‘Advanced’ plans may be phased out, or made a lot more expensive), but the optimist hopes it’s just a way to offer better value… [Click for more]

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Wileyfox Spark: Three new phones to ‘spark’ new life into the brand

Today, Wileyfox launched three new phones that will succeed the 2015 Swift and Storm models. All three new phones are called the Spark, which ‘sparked’ some confusion at the launch event. Two 5-inch models are called the Spark and Spark+, starting at £90, plus a 5.5-inch ‘flagship’ called the Spark X that costs £130. I use… [Click for more]

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Vodafone launches the cheap and the super-cheap: Smart Prime 7 and Smart First 7

Vodafone today unveiled two new own-brand smartphones, the Smart Prime 7 that retails at £75, and the Smart First 7 that will set you back just £25. These are the pay as you go prices, and you’ll also be able to get the Smart Prime 7 on a pay monthly contract too, with prices… [Click for more]

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Now it’s the turn of EE to offer a bargain SIM-only plan (great for Three users considering options)

As those letters to Three customers on older tariffs continue to land on doormats up and down the country, it’s the turn of EE to offer a deal that could offer an alternative to phoning up and haggling for a discount. (This follows the amazing deal that Vodafone advertised primarily to… [Click for more]

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Three PAYG users asked to pay more for unlimited data by end of March

Three’s 321 PAYG plan was an incredible offering for users, and one of its killer features was unlimited data with a simple £15 add-on. As part of Jackson’s plan to make everything right within Three, the cost of getting all-you-can-eat data increased to £20 last August. And from March 31st 2016,… [Click for more]

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Three’s Super Voice network will soon be accessible on most 4G handsets

Life is never dull with Three. One minute they’re upsetting hundreds of thousands of users with letters warning of huge impending price increases, the next they’re rolling out a game changing update to the Three inTouch app that will make a massive difference to most 4G handsets. The big news last year… [Click for more]

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Honor launches the Honor 5X: a secure metal phone at a budget price

Followers of my blog, as well as people who read my Tweets and posts on forums, will know I now write a lot about affordable phones. By that I mean smartphones that don’t compromise the user experience compared to more expensive models elsewhere. Today, I’m writing about the Honor 5X from the launch event in Munich, Germany. It’s the… [Click for more]

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